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Sexual harassment at a restaurant

KUWAIT: A Filipina woman who works in a restaurant accused a customer of sexual harassment, saying that he touched her while serving him. She said the man touched her in…

Muezzin molested sorcery-seeking women

KUWAIT: A muezzin used to lure women and sexually molest them with claims of helping them achieve their goals using sorcery, in exchange of money. Investigations revealed the suspect is…

Citations issued in crackdown against roaming vendors

KUWAIT: Kuwait Municipality roaming vendors’ follow-up department in Farwaniya carried out a campaign against street markets in Hasawi. The campaign resulted in issuing five citations for roaming vendors and removing…

Bank robbery suspect denies charges

KUWAIT: A suspect detained over accusations of robbing a bank branch using a toy gun denied all charges in court yesterday. A Gulf Bank branch was subjected to a robbery…

65 people rescued from a six-storey Salmiya building

KUWAIT: Three fire centers rescued 65 people from a six-storey Salmiya building after fire broke out in a fourth-floor flat. There will be legal procedures against the owner because of…

Massive bust by Shuwaikh customs

KUWAIT: Shuwaikh customs officers foiled an attempt to smuggle 980 boxes of liquor, beer and cigars brought in from China. They were discovered in the port’s warehouse. Detectives are currently…

‘Disabled’ youth sues dad, medics; Father ‘beaten’

KUWAIT: An 18-year-old citizen filed a complaint against his father and some officials who helped his father get a certificate testifying that he was a mentally disabled child so that…

Online hackers, thefts rapidly on the rise

KUWAIT: Acting Relations and Security Information Director General Brig Tawheed Al-Kandari said he has received many complaints about thefts of personal bank accounts through the internet and social media. He…

Citations against Airport employees for smoking

KUWAIT: Environment police issued citations to several employees at Kuwait International Airport for smoking. These citations were given to the department director and supervisors because they did not comply with…

22 girls suffer from AC gas inhalation at Ahmadi school

School building, premises now clear of high level gas residues Kuwait: Kuwait Fire Services Directorate (KFSD) said yesterday a gas leak from an air-conditioning set at an Al-Ahmadi girl school…

Bedoon detained for having forged Bahraini passport

KUWAIT: A bedoon was referred to the forgery department for attempting to leave the country with a forged Bahraini passport. He said he paid a citizen KD 15,000 for the…

Indian detained for performing surgery, illegal abortions

KUWAIT: A 42-year-old Indian was charged and sent to the public prosecution for practicing medicine without a license and stealing drugs. The Indian and four of his partners were arrested…

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